3rd Ave Arterial Paving Project
Updated January 25, 2017
3rd Avenue is a primary arterial, connecting downtown to Queen Anne and North Seattle. 3rd Avenue the Belltown serves more than 3,600 vehicles per day, approximately 45% of which are buses, making this one of the most heavily used transit corridors in the region. Today, 3rd Avenue is marked by potholes, cracks in the pavement and seams in the roadway.
Improving safety, accessibility and comfort
The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) will make road and sidewalk improvements along 3rd Avenue between Virginia St and Broad St. The project will include:
Construction is expected to begin sometime this spring and should take about ten months to complete.
SDOT is committed to engaging with the community and understanding the needs in the project area. Nearby businesses and residences will receive updated information as the plans for construction evolve.
The estimated cost of this project is $9.3 million, funding from the Move Seattle Levy.
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